Wave Goodbye to Winter, Get the Garden Ready for Spring!

Is it just us or has Winter felt never-ending? It may not seem like it yet, but Spring is supposedly just around the corner… we have our frozen fingers and toes crossed it’s coming soon!

With brighter days and warmer weather (hopefully) on the way, it’s a great time to turn your attention to your outside space. And what better way to get a jumpstart on Spring, than with our selection of garden furniture and accessories!

Whether you’re starting a grow-your-own garden, you’re updating your outdoor seating ‘situation’ or you’re making space for a garden pod – our selection will have you ready for Spring (and Summer)!

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1. Start with Your Outside Storage

When getting the garden ready for Spring, start with the storage! It’ll be hard to relax and unwind in the garden if you’re overrun with bicycles, tools, lawnmowers, and recycling boxes… We’ve all (wheelie) been there! Once you’ve got the essentials securely hidden away, you’ll have a better idea of where your garden furniture and accessories can live.

The Garden Village Superior FSC Wooden Wheelie Bin & Recycling Box Storage

Keeping your waste bins hidden away and out of reach of Mr Fox; The Garden Village Superior FSC Wooden Wheelie Bin & Recycling Box Storage comes in a choice of configurations. Sized to fit wheelie bins up to 240L in capacity, with inbuilt shelving for stacking the recycling – you can easily dispose of your bottles, tins and general rubbish. Instead of chasing after your toppled-over trash or shooing away the seagulls and pigeons, when bin day arrives, simply unlatch the bolted doors and remove your boxes ready for collection!

Rowlinson Overlap Garden Wallstore 6ft x 3ft in Natural Timber

You can’t beat Springtime bike rides, but you’ll need a safe place to keep your wheels! Offering protection from the elements (and unsavoury characters), the lockable Rowlinson Overlap Garden Wallstore 6ft x 3ft in Natural Timber has been pressure treated for added protection. With plenty of room for the whole family to store their transportation of choice, there’s even extra space for helmets, gear… and spandex shorts – for the serious cyclist! Not just for bicycles – keep the lawnmower, garden tools, outdoor cushions and kid’s play equipment stored away instead!

Garden Summer House with Side Shed by Mercia

Combining a garden store with a summerhouse – Mercia are onto a winner! Made from responsibly sourced, 12mm thick shiplap tongue and groove cladding – this 2 in 1 garden shed/summerhouse hybrid ticks a lot of boxes! Keeping your power tools and garden furniture separated – arrange your chosen contents inside, and when Spring finally decides to make an appearance, open the bi-fold doors or sit out on the sheltered veranda and enjoy the weather undercover… without being surrounded by DIY disarray!

2. Space-saving Garden Seating

Maze Rattan New York 9 Piece Cube Dining Set

If you’re looking for an easy maintenance option, space-saving garden furniture set this Spring, Maze Rattan should be on your radar! The Maze Rattan New York 9 Piece Cube Dining Set offers enough space for 8 people to sit comfortably, but when you’re not using it, the clever design tucks away neatly to form a compact cube. Perfect for smaller patios and courtyards, and suiting unpredictable weather, the New York garden furniture set it ready when you need it. The lightweight, but highly durable, aluminium frames are completely weatherproof and UV resistant, so no matter the weather forecast this season, your set can stay outside!

Maze Rattan Santorini 2 Seat Sofa Set

Has your garden furniture seen better days? If your outdoor seating didn’t survive the winter – don’t despair! Update your setup with the Maze Rattan Santorini 2 Seat Sofa Set. Saving your space out in the garden, if this cold spell carries on for longer than planned, the stackable design can be pushed to one side without the need to be packed away – thanks to the UV and frost-resistant rattan and powder-coated aluminium frames. Then when we’re finally greeted with the warm Spring sunshine, relax around the cushioned two-seater sofa, armchairs and coffee table and soak up those rays! This low-maintenance and space-saving garden set will see you through many Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter seasons!

3. Stay Dry with a Garden Shelter

Luxury Rotating Lounger Garden Pod

Spring showers shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your outside space! You simply need a shelter you can use all year round! Thankfully for you, Ornate Garden are specialists when it comes to creating luxury retreats for dodging the forecast! The bestselling Luxury Rotating Lounger Garden Pod will help you forget about the weather altogether. Offering uninterrupted 360-degree panoramic views of your surroundings; while you’re cosied undercover relaxing on the undeniably comfortable curved seating – rain or shine, day or night – you and six guests will get full use of your garden! Including an all-season canopy, waterproof interior and fold-away table – you could stay in there until next Spring if you wanted to!

HypeDome Garden Pod

Create your own backyard biome with the HypeDome Garden Pod. Cleverly engineered from 100% recyclable, interlocking polycarbonate panels with a PVC rollable door and anchoring system, and designed to be 200 times stronger than glass – the HypeDome pod is resistant to extreme rain, wind, snow and UV light. So, if staying dry is number one on your garden building wishlist, we can think of no better solution! Use as a dining pod, a home gym, a kid’s playroom, a greenhouse or even a hot tub shelter – and stay out of the rain this Spring/Summer!

4. GYO Garden Buildings FTW

It’s the season of green fingers! Want to get into growing your own produce? Spring is the perfect time to get started. From fragrant herbs and edible flowers to fresh fruits and very-good-for-you veggies, many of your favourites need to be sown in March and April if you want to see them in the summer!

Rowlinson Garden Potting Store in Honey Brown

Give your seedlings a head start with the Rowlinson Garden Potting Store. At one end you’ll find a shed section – perfect for storing tools, pots, watering cans, compost and all of the other essentials you’ll need. And at the other end, potting benches are ready and waiting for your selection of seeds and bulbs! The clear styrene windows and roof panels let in plenty of light to help your plants thrive. Once it starts to heat up, the opening windows help regulate the internal temperature of your greenhouse-turned-potting shed.

Forest Garden 6x4 Vale Greenhouse

If you’re looking for a more traditional home for your fresh produce, the Forest Garden 6×4 Vale Greenhouse gets two (green) thumbs up from beginner, intermediate and seasoned gardeners. The 4mm toughened glass panes provide more light than Perspex, ensuring your plants stay happy and healthy. Helping to circulate the air and regulate the temperature inside your greenhouse, the automatic vent and opening roof window, prevent any overheating. Get your selection of salads, vegetables and fruits ready on the two full-width potting shelves and they’ll still have plenty of space to grow! You’ll be tucking into your home-grown bounty before you know it.

5. Gardening Made Simple

PlantBox Living Wall Stacking Planters

What better way to wave goodbye to winter, than by taking full advantage of the growing season – Spring! Never tried it before? If you’re known for killing off your leafy friends, the PlantBox Living Wall Stacking Planters are fool-proof! Choose from a set of 3, 5 or 10 planter boxes and create a living wall of your favourite plants – edible or not! Made from 100% recycled plastic, each planter is 12cm deep and can hold 3 to 6 plants. The handy water level indicator lets you know when your residents need a drink and with a reservoir on each level, there’s no need for daily watering. You can go away for the weekend and come back to happy and thriving plants! Typically suiting small gardens and balconies, the PlantBox Stacking Planters can be used indoors too!

Rowlinson Hardwood Coldframe Greenhouse

If you don’t have the space for a full-sized greenhouse, the Rowlinson Hardwood Coldframe Greenhouse is a great alternative! A compact design, the cold frame offers the same benefits as its bigger brother, but has a smaller footprint. The lower frame is perfect for getting the kids involved in the process. Including storage shelves for your pots and trays, access your plants from the hinged door or adjustable lid. Easily tend to your seedlings and control the temperature to give them a fighting chance this Spring! What will you grow first?!

6. Outdoor Accessories for Springtime Styling!

Extreme Lounging B Bulb Connect Festoon Outside Lights

The waiting period between Winter and Spring can sometimes feel cold, dark and dull – but with the right outdoor accessories, your garden can be a ray of light and colour! Combat those grey days with the Extreme Lounging B Bulb Connect Festoon Outside Lights. Fully weatherproof and UV resistant, connect up to 3 sets and string the lights along fences, walls and trees to brighten up the place! With four brightness settings, instantly change the mood in your garden and save power when you need to.

Garden Trading Fulbrook Mirror

Making smaller gardens look and feel bigger – the Garden Trading Fulbrook Mirror creates the illusion of extra space. Crafted from powder-coated steel with a dramatic black finish; the window pane mirror frames your exteriors. Available in 3 sizes, with the option to hang or lean – portrait or landscape – style with a selection of plants, against a wall or fence, to bounce light and colour across the garden. It’ll look like you have twice the plants, for half the effort!

Extreme Lounging Mighty B Pastel Bean Bag in Pastel Green

Looking for a relaxed feel in your Spring Garden? The Extreme Lounging Mighty B Pastel Bean Bags are so comfortable, you’ll make any excuse to head outdoors! Filled with thousands of polybeads to support your body, and surrounded by a flexible upholstered shell – settle in and get yourself comfortable. The waterproof design means your bean bag can live outside! Or add them to your conservatory or garden retreat and move them outdoors on your next sunny day off!

Get Your Outside Space Spring Ready!

Winter is on its way out! With our selection of garden furniture and accessories; spring into action and prep your outside space for the seasons ahead! Warming up to the idea of a garden update? Call the team on +44 (0) 1305 231231 or email customerservice@cuckooland.com and we’ll get you started!


With more than 10 years’ experience in providing advice and support to parents looking for their perfect kids bed, mother of 2, Nathalie Davis is passionate about helping children develop. In her role as Director of Product Procurement at Cuckooland, Nathalie has helped thousands of parents improve their children’s sleep and sleeping habits through the beds and mattresses she sources and the articles she writes. In her spare time she teaches her Golden Retriever to be a responsible vegetarian and is often spotted sifting through clothes at her local Charity Shops.

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